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Chiang Dao Market

Chiang Dao, Thailand
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Ranked #4 of 7 Attractions in Chiang Dao
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I like Thai Markets and this oine takes up most of the High Street through central Chiang Dao. Well worth taking time out to walk round it. Once a week on a Tuesday. It's hot and dusty - there are very few tourist trinkets here - but the Hilltribes visit in their traditional costumes and buy and sell their wears.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Having wasted a lot of time looking at "authentic" hill tribe crafts in the tourist markets of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, I really found this market enjoyable. It is simply a real market where local people (including the hill tribes) come to buy and sell everything from fresh vegetables, to clothes to hardware. We were here 2 hours and... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

There are many good and cheap stuffs. Open on tuesday in the morning. You will see local people and many hilltribe come to buy and sell products. Real lifestyie of Chiang Dao community.

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Cagliari, Italy
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Among all autentic thigs around Chiang Mai, I'm not sure why this market is even mentioned. I planned my 'day-out' around it and it was a great disappointment. The major attraction was the Thai cafe place at the end of it. Just skip it

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Luang Prabang, Laos
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I didn't see a lot I was interested in buying (except for food -- have a light breakfast). The real value here (for me) was people watching. Especially the hill tribe people who come down for the market. If you haven't seen many Asian markets, it is a sight to see. There are some very interesting things to see even... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

A bustling market with many bargains, frequented by both locals and tourists alike. I personally visited this market many times as I was in Chiangdao for 2 months.

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Telluride, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Near the cave is a market that specializes in crazy varieties of ginger. I've never seen so many types. Some stalls also feature an unusual fern called Golden Chicken. It looks like an animal.

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Very nice morning market, where is possible to see womens from local tribal villages in their traditional clothes. Also you can taste some fried insect there...

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Creede, Colorado
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

The Chiang Dao Tuesday market can be found along the main road on both sides, it is not overly large but we enjoyed it as it is not a market geared toward the tourists and that's the beauty of it. You will not be pestered by the sellers, actually many do not speak English. If you need to purchase something... More

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Gronau, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2007

Every tuesday from 06.00 in the morning till 12.00 at noon this market takes place just outside Chiang Dao. The stands are drawn up over a length of almost 500 meters on both sides of the road and also inside. Thatswhy it is called the 1001 Meter Market of Chiang Dao. Various goods are sold here. From vegetables to tyres... More

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